A 50-year-old male asked:
since this morning, intermittent flutter/twitch just below ribs, left side. heart rate normal and strong. no pain, but sometimes feel out of breath.
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
General Practice 20 years experience
Concerning: With no more history than you provided, can only say you definitely need evaluation, ER
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Arrhythmia : You should feel your pulse. If it's regular then it's not atrial fibrillation. However it could be atrial flutter. Furthermore, it could be premature ventricular contractions. I would suggest an EKG, TSH, and basic labs to start.
Last updated May 8, 2016
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